• Short Summary

    Prime Minister Smuts attends the opening ceremony of the Liberty Cavalcade in Johannesburg.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LIBERTY CAVALCADE" (Dublin issue).

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Various shots of an exhibition and fair in aid of the Liberty Cavalcade at Johannesburg Zoo. Several different buildings seem to represent different countries of the world.

    Field Marshal (Prime Minister Smuts) and Mrs Smuts attend the opening ceremony, watched by a large crowd, then are taken on a tour of the exhibition.

    Exhibits include tanks, machinery used in gold mines, stall where fabric can be purchased. Children and young people ride on a Ferris Wheel and other fairground rides. People eat at an outdoor cafe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.26
    Media URN:
    43998
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:08:00 / 01:46:08:00
    Canister:
    42/59 (Dublin)

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